Thousands left homeless as landslide ravages Poonch in Kashmir

Poonch, Sep 11 (ANI): A major landslide in Poonch district of Kashmir trapped many and rendered thousands homeless. The landslide, attributed to heavy rains, has disconnected the area from the rest of the state and is posing a major threat to relief and rescue operations. Indian Army, which is carrying out rehabilitation and restoration work in the valley, say work is in progress on a war footing to restore the line of communication. Meanwhile, Army constructed an iron bridge in Poonch district of the state after the previous bridge, an important connectivity, was damaged by the floods. Sep 11, 2014

Global expansion "critical" for Netflix: analyst

As online video streaming company Netflix prepares its expansion into European markets, gaining new subscribers worldwide will allow the company to generate more revenue and invest even more in its own productions, says a US analyst. Duration: 01:37 Sep 11, 2014

Twelve infants die of respiratory problems in West Bengal

Malda, Sep 11 (ANI): Twelve infants died in Malda district of West Bengal on Thursday due to respiratory problems. The incident took place in Malda Medical College and Hospital and deaths have been taking place since past two days. At least 15 newborns have died in past 72 hours. Medical Superintendent-cum-Vice Principal of Malda Medical College and Hospital, Doctor MA Rashid said infants were six hours old and were brought to the hospital in critical condition. According to United Nations data, 32 babies die in India for every 1,000 live births. Sep 11, 2014

Hindu groups protest against 'Aalishan Pakistan' exhibition even as Abdul Basit calls it positive fo

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): A clutch of right-wing Hindu groups protested against a Pakistani lifestyle exhibition 'Aalishan Pakistan' on Thursday demanding its cancellation on the grounds that such events cannot go hand-in-hand with Islamabad's support to militant activities in India. Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena had written to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Police Commissioner to call off the four-day event. Police detained the protesters as they shouted slogans outside the exhibition venue. President of Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena, Jai Bhagwan Goyal, said that one-sided friendship should end. The event is being organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) along with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). Sep 11, 2014

Clothes of victims of Peru's 20-year war displayed in Lima

The clothes found in graves of more than 50 civilians allegedly slain by soldiers during Peru's two-decade war, are displayed for a week in Lima, with the aim to find witnesses or relatives that might recognize them. Duration: 00:38 Sep 11, 2014

TMC and BJP enter into clash, TMC manhandles BJP candidate Ritesh Tiwari in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sep 11 (ANI): TMC and BJP on Thursday entered into a clash after an altercation broke out between BJP candidate Ritesh Tiwari and the election agents of TMC candidate Nayana Banerjee. BJP Chowrangi bypoll candidate Ritesh Tiwari, was also manhandled while holding a roadshow in the constituency. The incident occurred on the last day of campaigning for the Chowrangi assembly bypoll, which is scheduled for September 13. The BJP leaders claimed that the clash took place at Ganesh Chandra Avenue in central Kolkata in presence of police personnel. As many as 10 BJP supporters were injured in the clash. Sep 11, 2014

Submitted CD of 'sting operation' to commissioner, requested to file FIR and interrogate: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi and submitted the CD of the 'sting operation' on BJP MLA Sher Singh Dagar and requested him to file an FIR against him. Kejriwal said that Bassi assured to send the same to the crime branch and will interrogate the case. Further, talking about Former Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit, Kejriwal said that she revealed the relationship between the Congress and the BJP. He said that either Congress should make it clear that they want fresh elections in Delhi or should expose the compromise it made with BJP to accept the party's government in the national capital. Sep 11, 2014

Mumbai HC grants bail to DG Vanzara in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, politicos react

New Delhi/ Ahmedabad, Sep 11 (ANI): Political leaders react as Mumbai High Court on Thursday granted bail to former Gujarat Deputy Inspector General of Police DG Vanzara in connection with the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Vanzara has been in jail since 2007 on charges of having conducted a series of extra-judicial killings while heading the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS). Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia said that the biggest beneficiary of the encounter was the one who is heading the country and the country's largest party at the moment and that the bail doesn't make much difference. However, NCP leader Tariq Anwar chose to respect by the judgement of the court. Sep 11, 2014

If Pak wants then talks can be held again: Rajnath

Bhuj, Sep 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the BJP led NDA government is open to engaging with Pakistan in a meaningful dialogue if it responds positively.The remarks from Singh came minutes after Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit said that both the countries should make a new beginning. Sep 11, 2014